Draco Rosa's Vida Tour Fillmore Miami Beach Saturday, October 26, 2013 Over the weekend, Draco Rosa, the multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning artist, composer, producer, entrepreneur, and cancer survivor arrived at the Fillmore Miami Beach. He had come to celebrate Vida, his latest (and firs ... More >>
guavaberry.netLast night's big winner, Juan Luis GuerraThe awards are over. My hotel room is trashed. There's debris everywhere -- cigarette butts and cigar nubsand shards of glass from countless broken bottles. There's a strange mustard mural painted -- now dried -- on the mirror, and ... More >>
Will Camila win Record of the Year?The Latin Grammy awards are upon us once again. It's a night when the hottest stars in the Hispanic entertainment cosmos gather together in one spot. And this year, that spot is ... Where else? Sin City. They couldn't have picked a better locale. Last year's sh ... More >>
Public domain image, via Wikimedia CommonsGustavo Cerati, performing live in 2007.Ever since Gustavo Cerati suffered a stroke this past May 15 after a performance in Caracas, Venezuela, his family has been extremely protective of news regarding his health. Even after he was transferred to a hospi ... More >>
There's been no positive update to the condition of Argentine singer-songwriter and Latin rock pioneer Gustavo Cerati, but his family hasn't lost hope. Cerati remains in the FLENI clinic in Buenos Aires, where he was transferred on June, 7, following his May 15 hospitalization in Caracas, Venezue ... More >>
Sad news out of Argentina this week. Latin rock pioneer Gustavo Cerati seems to have suffered extensive brain damage from a stroke in his left cerebral hemisphere, as evidenced from a CatScan. Cerati had been hospitalized in Venezuela as of May 15, after collapsing following a show in Caracas on ... More >>
If Gustavo Cerati and Soda Estereo are the Lewis and Clark of Argentine rock, Luis Alberto Spinetta is Christopher Columbus. If Los Enanitos Verdes are the Atari 2600, Spinetta is the "Brown Box" of 1967, which you probably never heard of, unless you're a huge geek. If you think of Andres Calamar ... More >>
There's old, and then there's old school. The differentiating factor lies in the degree of coolness to oldness, or the CTO ratio, if you will. Gustavo Cerati is neither. The cat is straight up out of school. Now, we could wax jargon all day to hash out how that works mathematically, but suffice i ... More >>
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Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that should ... More >>
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